Tag Archives: #commschat

A moment of clarity

This has been an exceptionally busy year and an unbelievable couple of months which have created huge demands on the team. I have been caught up in things and work has become even more critical to my life. Now I … Continue reading

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Success or failure?

Everyone wants to be a winner. We all want to achieve success in what we do and to be making a real difference by the activity. As professional communicators this desire to be right all the time, and to take … Continue reading

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Back to basics but on target

How important is it to produce communication that is both targeted at a specific audience and easily understood by that audience? For me this is such a critical part of the work of the communicator and so often the two … Continue reading

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The joy of public sector communication

I had a great opportunity tonight to talk about a subject I love – my work in public sector communication. The regularly weekly #commschat was given over to the discussion about what makes public sector communication different, challenging and enjoyable … Continue reading

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Networking or a good conversation?

It was an interesting Twitterchat tonight under the #commschat hashtag which discussed networking. Like many, I don’t like the term networking as it reminds me of events where people are looking to find other people that they think will be … Continue reading

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Back to school?

The results of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) State of the Profession Survey for 2013/2014 revealed some interesting results. Of course there was a lot about salaries and redundancies, as well as the issues of concern to both … Continue reading

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Does recognition really matter?

I was involved in an interesting Twitter discussion tonight considering communication and social media. As the conversation, under the hashtag #commschat, developed the discussion moved to whether awards were important or not. There were a range of views but it … Continue reading

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